Two Burglaries Reported

Two Burglaries Reported

Two burglaries were reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office in the first week of September.  The first occurred on Sept. 2 at a residence on Lott Road in Johnston.  According to the ECSO report, the homeowner stated that unknown subjects entered her home and stole 2 black revolver pistols (brand and caliber unknown) as […]

Assault of Inmate at Detention Center

According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, an inmate was assaulted at the Edgefield County Detention Center, Sept. 5.  The report details that the victim stated he had been having problems with his cellmate.  That cellmate allegedly attacked the victim in their cell.  During the attack, three other inmates entered the cell to also […]

Marijuana Found Growing in Garden

Marijuana Found Growing in Garden

Marijuana was found growing in a garden at a home on Aviary Lane in Johnston by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Aug. 16.  According to an ECSO report, law enforcement received information of the drug crop being grown at the site by a concerned citizen.  When law enforcement rode by the home, the report states […]

Business and Residence Broken Into

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a business and a residence being broken into on Sunday, Aug. 12.  Although both were reported on the aforementioned date, the break-in at the residence could have happened anytime between 10:00 on the evening of Aug. 10 to almost midnight on the 12th.  According to […]

Break-in on Bobwhite Lane

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a break-in at a residence on Bobwhite Lane, Aug. 8.  According to an ECSO incident report on the matter, the victim noticed that his home and his shop had been broken into when he arrived at the scene to find drop cords running from his shop […]

Complaint of Property Damage Due to Hwy 25 Construction

Complaint of Property Damage Due to Hwy 25 Construction

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s was contacted by a resident of the 1300 block of Bettis Academy Road in Trenton, July 26, to report property damage that is occurring to her property as a result of the construction on Hwy 25. According to the report, since the closure of Bettis Academy Road at Hwy 25 by the […]

Car Break-in on Casalina Drive

Car Break-in on Casalina Drive

A car was reported broken into to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, July 25. According to an ECSO report, a resident of Casalina Drive in the North Augusta area of Edgefield County noticed her driver’s side door open to her vehicle when she got ready to take it to work. She then discovered that the Smith & […]

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Stolen Vehicle Recovered The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a vehicle estimated to be worth $50,000 last week that was reported stolen by the Clinton Police Department in Clinton, SC.  According to an ECSO report on the matter, the Clinton PD notified the ECSO that the OnStar in the stolen vehicle had tracked it to […]

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter confirmed to the Advertiser that an arrest has been made in the recent multiple break-ins that have occurred in Edgefield, seven of which happened Friday morning Jan. 5 and another around 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6.  Jarvis Reynolds, 25, of Gary Hill Road, has been arrested and is being charges […]

Four Teens + 22 Year Old Arrested for Death of Ward Man

Four Teens + 22 Year Old Arrested for Death of Ward Man

Four teenagers and a 22 year old have now been arrested in connection with the Sept. 30 death of 35 year old Makenzie L. Williamson of Ward.  According to broadcast media outlet WJBF in Augusta, Kartel Smith, 19; Larry Thomas, 18; Erik Albany, 17; Aimen Elroy Stewart, 22, all charged as adults; and a 15 […]

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